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an effort to take the temperature of public defense across the country and i visited a lot of public defenders offices, watched a lot of trials and discovered that there was a crisis in the court's that probably all of you are well aware of and really tried to dig in and find out what was going on and where all these problems were arising that we didn't have equal justice 50 years after gideon. what i would like to do is read a little section of the book first and talk for a few minutes and read a brief section. so, the section i'm going to read is in the conclusion because it's about public defenders in a conference i went to with public defenders since i thought there were probably quite a few of you in the audience, you might find it musing. i don't know. the national defenders association opened the conference in washington dc in 2011 addressed the crowd of 300 public defenders with a room with space for many more. does society demonize you? of course. do they suggest you are working for the wrong people? of course they do do they suggest you are work for thugs? of course the
conyers amendment to the national defense authorization act that would strip funding from the usa's all collection programs. the amendment was narrowly defeated. now months later and several new explosive weeks later lawmakers in the senate are eager to try again with their own dna. they believe that if the vote were held today they would pass their two however leadership is pushing back as the chairman of the armed services committee carl levin doesn't want any of the reforms included in this year's and the head this fray over the nsa along with other issues related to sanctions on iran might prevent congress from even passing in the nba for the first time in fifty one years. again no and da day for the first time in fifty one years. so that is what's going on in congress and that's also what has the top defenders of the nsa so concerned. kevin rogers and kevin finds their rank and file members willing to wreak havoc on the legislative schedule just to make sure they get a vote on an essay report. the wild card here would be the american people and what they want. however they did more
succession process also as a vice chairman. at full control of the national defense commission the state's most powerful party. so why the sudden falling out although there are no clear answers the general consensus among political analysts is that he was filled with mr in a power struggle with vice marshal at him and for telling a major shift in north korea's power structure. today is probably one of the four members of the decision making the stadium at the central committee workers' party and vice chairman of the party central military commission south korean officials present. given the gravity of the matter back to tillman is behind all this. according to seoul's national intelligence service skin is breaking awarded the executions and feverish week conducting so called ideology execution fine we'll see. the sudden change. the government is now keeping a keen eye on north korea's internal complexity and in the us. and for extra steak and tongs remove all and execution of his associates. we are doing lines on the phone with dr fong and thick director of center for foreign policy at t
and seoul to talk about china's newly established air defense identification zone. i didn't sit down on tuesday with japanese prime minister shinzo abe's called the zone very dangerous. chinese defence ministry officials announced last month that they had set up is down a chemist a large part of the east china sea and includes the islands the japanese control the chinese and taiwanese frame. biting my head to china after he leaves to pad the vice president will meet on wednesday with the president's xi jim king and other chinese leaders analysts say biden is starting his thick asian tour in japan to highlight the decades old the us japan alliance and to quote meat of response to china. it traveled to south korea later this week. us readers who responded quickly to china smeared it with those words and actions. top officials and criticize the chinese for trying to change the status quo in the asia pacific and many are rather and military commanders and a b fifty two bombers decline of the day air defense identification zone out. a strong message to authorities in beijing that the oper
early statements from the defense is your son should not have been seen as some sort of harmless figure, a homeless guy, but i'm sure would you dispute that. >> kelly indeed was not homeless at all. he suffered from schizophrenia, a mental disease. he always had my home, he had board and cares he lived in for years. a skit phrenic would much rather be outside. he was more of a -- he wanted to live outside, as bad as that sounds, heartbreaking -- >> i'm certain it is, for a family of someone with mental illness. but the argument that he wasn't a harmless figure in the community, he was known, his mother had taken a restraining order, he had a previous incident where one of the officers was familiar with him. was he a violent person by nature? >> he wasn't violent at all by nature. he did have an incident about 18 years ago. and i can't explain why he did what he did. but indeed he did it. and there's been, over the last 18, 20 years a couple outbursts of anger, i think we have all done that. but as a person he was always very well loved. very well liked. lot of friends. he loved to laugh
of defense go on the shop r chopping block a decision that may make it harder tore troops to put food on the table. a real bird's-eye view what happens when the snake nabs the camera. >> a little kelly pickler. the lights of times square to wake you up this morning. thank you for joining "fox & friends first". we certainly appreciate it. the miami man accused of shooting his wife and posting the photo of her corpse is now charged with first degree murder. he previous pleaded not guilty claiming he was acting in self defense when he shot his wife. forensic evidence shows her on her knees and one arm raised at the time of the shooting. >> the new hampshire hospital worker who infected dozens of patients with heap at this timet -- hepatitis c faced them one by one. >> he will have to remember my face for every moment he has to serve. >> he admitted to stealing pain-killers and replacing them with saline filled syringes tainted with his blood. 46 people have been diagnosed with the same strain of hepatitis c he carries. >> one organization in california not putting up decorations for chri
out of the drunk of the car and put to good use quickly. >> your business is primarily defense. 80% of your revenues come from the drone side. but in terms of the drone side of the business, most of that is defense, what are you seeing in terms of spending? a lot saying that peak defense spending has already passed. is the budget for unmanned aircraft system specifically, is that more immune from cuts? >> i think most people agree that long term long term special operations and u.s. intelligence which means uavs will be a priority in the defense department. sequestration, continuing resolutions, but for us we have found in the first half we have con cluted report on a record backlog visibility. >> absolutabsolutely. we are continuing to pursue our leading market share. that includes the defense department. but there are half a dozen very large growth opportunities that we are pursuing between now there has been outside third party market research studies that indicate maybe $80 plus millions -- billion, excuse me, in economic benefits. just in united states in the commercial applic
in california. she became a defense attorney and spent 20 years advocating for it and it finally passed in 1920. how do public defenders contribute to their anonymity. >> i'm not surprised it was a woman. but i think that much like me, the population that is served by public defender lawyers is so invisible without a lot of political power, but you add to that, public defenders, i'm going to grossly generalized, so here i go, as a group, wrap, i think in a zelous representation, they tend to be not as open to the public and media. it's very hard to trust that somebody will represent your story well. i really encourage you to do what karen does which is let people see what you do. trust them to tell the story because they will see it. they see it in this film which every time i see it i think it doesn't go far enough, i didn't show enough, i didn't do it and people are moved by the story of people fighting for people. everybody reacts and responds to that. i think we need more access to your stories. i this i they are the greatest hero stories. the only thing i disagree with karen is my lawyers
. that does not make any difference. the defense has been tried in court. is a civil rights statute. -- it is a civil rights statute. they can be a perfectly legitimate plaintiffs to bring a lawsuit, and there are a number of people who belong to disability organizations that actually, that is what their livelihood is, bringing these lawsuits. the gentleman over here, who was also a lawyer knows of at least one case involving two lawsuits. they started all neighborhoods. the target places like san francisco because this is an old city with old buildings, virtually none of which comply. we only have new construction that would be billed to 1988 compliance standards, usually. whatever kind of business you have, the building part does not enforce ada compliance. you have your architect look at the ada if you are going to make a major revision anyway. is very expensive to do that. the demand letter is a requirment for the state -- is a requirement for the state laws to be brought. for civil rights cases, you are expected to know the law and be in compliance. they do not make a demand un
say they stand united in their response to china's newly declared air defense zone. >>> protests in thailand have police trying another way to calm demonstrators. they've let the people into their headquarters and the prime minister's office. >>> a young american woman killed in the march 11 disaster wished to be a bridge between japan and the u.s. now her parents are working to keep that dream alive. >>> u.s. vice president joe biden says his country will stand by japan in the face of a new dispute involving china. he just wrapped up a meeting with prime minister shinzo abe. the leaders shared ideas on how to approach chinese authorities following their air defense identification zone over the east china sea. >> translator: we confirmed that japan and the united states will not tolerate china's attempt to unilaterally change the status quo. we also agree our countries will continue to work closely together to deal with the matter base on the strong u.s./japan relationships. >> translator: the united states has an interest in lowering tensions in this vital region, as i believe a
secretary of defense and man who was crying just before you walked in, chuck hagel. >> when the supreme court issued its decision on the defense of marriage act this summer, the department of defense immediately began working on providing same benefits, same benefits to all eligible spouses, regardless of sexual orientation. we did it because everyone who serves our country in uniform, everyone in this country, should receive all the benefits they deserve and they've earned. >> stephen: folks, these benefits just encourage the destructive gay hook-up culture. meeting your spouse in some windowless back room to provide hot, sweaty dental coverage. thankfully, one brave state, oklahoma, is fighting to remain okla-hetero. its constitution already bans same-sex marriage. otherwise, oklahoma would be a gay mecca. think of all the things they have to offer the gays-- the musical... that's it. ( applause ) so oklahoma did the right thing and took away some rights. jim? >> the national guard has stopped processing same-sex couples benefits after getting an order from governor mary fallon, desp
placed too much of a burden on the defendant. >> that's right. the burden is never on the defense. at most they can be required to show by a preponderance but never proof beyond a reasonable doubt. in most states all the defense has to do is raise a reasonable doubt. it's for the prosecution to show that it was not self-defense. that is their burdenen and not the defense. and placing the burden on the defense created a very critical error which is why the case has now been reversed. >> we all started talking about this case during the trayvon martin case. a black woman could not seem to achieve the same rights under this law as a white man could. >> exactly. i think in this case one of the things we need to always think about is she was going to the garage to get a licensed handgun. she had been to the firing range. she knew how to use the gun. she was trying to defend herself. she was in her own home and she was not afforded the same treatment. in the second trial they will not be talking about stand your graund. >> and the prosecution is the same. let's listen to her making the
defense zone. the u.s. recently feel two military planes through the zone without first notifying the chinese. >>> there must be something about the seahawk football going very well when it's going to snow in seattle because that's what we are getting right now. a little bit much snow working its way down south towards the seattle area not quite to the playing field yet, but that little bit of snow is not leaving a lot in the way of accumulation. but what it is a sign of: arctic air. it is blasting out of the tra frazier valley into the city of bellingham, the northern border of canada and right on washington/canada border. we will see the snow band gradually fall apart. the cold air will change the whole weather story for much of the west coast and moving into the mid atlantic gradually through the end of the week. right now, temperatures and a cold 27 for spokane, seattle has dropped down to 35 degrees. >> that's 11 degrees cooler now than it was at the same hour last night. other temperatures dropping 15 degrees cooler for spokane. the cold air not quite to salt lake city yet.
defense zone over islands that tokyo also claims. he said the u.s. is "deeply concerned." the vice president travels to china tomorrow. we'll focus on what's fueling the tensions in the east china sea later in the program. protests eased today in thailand as the prime minister ordered police to avoid new confrontations with demonstrators demanding her ouster. days of violence had left four people dead and more than 250 hurt. we have a report from jonathan sparks of independent television news in bangkok. >> reporter: for three days, anti-government protestors and thai police waged war in the center of bangkok. today, however, the barricades came down and the two sides shook hands. flowers were exchanged and tears were shed, and the police got out of the way. the protestors tried to take this government complex by force. this morning, however, they simply walked in. >> ( translated ): i think we've won. it feels like victory. i think we've 90% won it now. >> reporter: but there was a problem: the protestors may have occupied the lawn outside the prime minister's office, but yingluck
ago the state department called on china to rescind its air defense identification zone. specifically they called on commune to rescind it's procedures which provides a bit of democratic wiggle room. but it's an ambitious call so when vice president biden goes to beijing to meet with chinese leaders he'll have to speak to them about that and sell that proposition. >> what else will be on the agenda, if anything? >> it's important to know that this meeting has been in the works for some time. to some extent it's an effort to make up for president obama's earlier canceled trip to china and to asia, which was planned in october but had to be canceled because of the emanant government shutdown. other issues will be covered. continued recallcy transon the part of north carolina. and the air defense identification zone is just one item on a big agenda between the world's leading powers. >> what will be the perspective on this. >> they'll say 20 other countries have air defense zones including japan, that japan has repeatedly complained that chinese planes have flown into japan's air defense
detained in in cuba. >>> plus the white house prepares a new defense of the affordable care act. the president is set to speak a few hours from now. ♪ >>> we have breaking news to report to you out of detroit. the judge in the bankruptcy filing there that was ruling on the edgeablety has ruled that detroit can proceed with its bankruptcy filings. let's go straight to our reporter in report. bisi onile-ere. bisi, the judge has made the ruling. what is at steak here? >> reporter: there are a number of things at steak. retiree pensions are on the line. these are checks that people depend on every month. and masterpieces at the detroit institutes of art could be auctioned off to help get the city back on financial footing. this hearing has been going on for about an hour now. and the judge put together a 180-page report detailing his decision to declare the city bankrupt. as you can see behind me there are about 60-plus protesters that are opposed to this bankruptcy. they have been out here chanting, no justice, no peace, and no bankruptcy. and they have been doing this for the pa
the changes, but there is no defense to making the changes. even if it is a historical building. that is not a defense. when i get involved, it is because 90% of the time, the tenant is the only one who gets the notice, though the notice is addressed both to the tenant and landlord. next thing you see, you are handed a piece of paper by some stranger, and it is a lawsuit. then you need to find a lawyer. probably 90% of these cases are in federal court. it becomes much more costly to get a lawyer involved. most lawyers charged somewhere between $5,000 or $10,000 to get involved in some of these cases. you need to file a formal answer in the court. you will be in a mediation process, which means you will meet with people appointed by the court to try to resolve this issue. the revolution is just what i said. it is major repairs if they are appropriate, and not all repairs are in demand. and, to settle the damaged portion of the case. in my experience, the damages claimed usually run somewhere between $15,000 or $5,000, and attorneys fees generally run between $10,000 or $15,000. m
bill and defense and there is a lot to be worked on. we will monitor it all for you. >> thank you. the university of notre dame is joining groups challenging the affordable care act. specifically the mandate that health insurance cover contraceptives for staff and students. the university said the mandate interviewers -- interferes with freedom upper arroyo -- of religion. >> congressman joe kennedy iii is joining a group demanding immigration reform through fasting. kennedy is one of six activists who will replace the current members of fast for families. the group has spent the last 22 days on them all consuming nothing but water and fruit juice. toy said they are too weak continue. >> concerns over voting equipment used in last month election in virginia. at a meeting in richmond, the state board of elections said equipment was outdated. said it charles judd more uniform process would make counting ballots more efficient. less than 24 hours after announcing his reelection campaign, d.c. mayor vincent gray's lashing out. this comes as the investigation into his 2010 campaign rem
week with china's claim of an airplane defense identification zone over these islands. >>> accusations this morning against syrian president bashar. the human rights chief says massive evidence collected over the course of the 33-month-old conflict in syria indicates asawed sad in war crimes and crimes against humanity. cnn's frederik pleitgen is following this for us and live in damascus. does this report name bashar al assad specifically? >> reporter: it doesn't name him specifically but does implicate him. the report says that these war crimes and crimes against humanity go all the way to the top levels of the syrian government, including responsibility for the office of the head of state and that is bashar al assad and a strong statement the united nations is making. the deputy foreign minister came out and said they give no credibility to this report whatsoever. they said, quote, pela who is the u.n. human rights chief has talked to, quote, nonsense in the past and they are sort of trying to brush this off but it is something will carry a lot of weight internationally. the united
.s. is trying to lower tensions in the region after china suddenly declared an air defense zone in the east china sea. he plans to bring it up when he meets with china's president tomorrow. seth done in beijing. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, norah. the vice president traveled here to asia to talk about trade and economic issues but that conflict over the air defense zone will likely dominate his trip. just a couple hours ago, he reiterated u.s. support for its ally japan. the vice president continued his week-long tour in asia today alongside japan's prime minister. it signals the early stages of a delicate balancing act for the u.s. amid international protest over china's newly declared air defense zone. biden addressed the conflict this morning. >> we the united states are deeply concerned by the attempt to unilaterally change the status quo in the east china sea. this action has raised regional tensions and increased the risk of accidents and miscalculations. >> reporter: last week china's air force deployed fighter jets over that disputed air s
of defense and other security officials to investigate exactly what happened because since thousands of soldiers poured into this region around may, around six months ago there is a serious deescalation in the number of attacks in many parts of the northeast have seen some sense of normality returning but this attack shows that despite the deescalation that we have seen, boca haran has the capacity to sit down to organize and to execute attacks and clearly the question is going to be how is it possible with the presence of thousands of security personnel in the area that an air base and an airport were able to be attacked. >> thank you very much, that is al jazeera's evan live. lots more ahead on the news hour including a global trade agreement that would be a first but mike sees people go hungry in india with details and visit the center with a lifelong to afghanistan disabled workforce and in sports joe will have all the action including news of a resurgance bouncing back in the season. ♪ a russian ballet dancer is guilty of an acid attack on the director of the theatre. a judge
air defense identification zone which includes the air space over the islands saying foreign airlines must now warn china of their flight plans before entering air space many the east china sea. now, remember, the china/japan rivalry goes back, oh, a thousand years? the japanese see this as a sign of chinese aggression and are furious. this morning in a news conference with japan's prime minister, vice president biden warned that beijing risks a potentially dangerous confrontation with japan and its allies, which, of course, means us. >> we, the united states, are deeply concerned by the attempt to unilaterally change the status quo in the east china sea. this action has raised regional tensions and increased the risk of accidents and miscalculation. >> anonymously, white house advisers have been more candid. one adviser told -- one adviser to president obama told "the new york times," "it's pretty clear this isn't really about the islands. it's about a desire of some in china to assert themselves that-in ways that until recently they didn't have the military capability to make real.
? this doesn't make sense. actually, that's from daniel defense which makes guns. it was rejected because the nfl's policy bans ads featuring firearms. the problem is in that ad, there are no guns except for one in the logo which the company offered to get rid of. still no go because this is really not about guns at all but the idea of guns. and how distasteful they are, not to you, but to people in the media, the ad execs, tv producers, all who wouldn't know a real gun if it poked them in the butt. why all the violence and the booze commercials trying to propagandize the sport just the idea of mentioning defense makes them jittery in their snotty intolerance. the enlightened media over you. why it's okay for bob costas to lecture you but a gun company can't buy time to talk protection. why does self-defense scare these nfl execs? well, someone becomes scared of an opposing idea when they know their own perspective is personal, not fact ral. statistics even from our own government dispute so many cliches about lawful gun ownership that it favors the gun owner. while the media can hate a c
transaction. in her defense the news crew may have thrown her off. she normally quite careful. >> keep my eyes around because i am not stupid. >> reporter: police say it is a good idea it take out cash during the day and bring someone with you but don't walk away too soon. alex savage, ktvu channel 2 news. >> back in october san francisco recovered $11,000 from one suspect accused of stealing from bank of america customers. law enforcements say it is shoulder surfing because they get their pin by looking over their shoulder. bank of america is working on ways to deal with the problem. >>> two men in a daring carjacking incident. two men asked to test drive a car and then pushed the salesman out of the way and jumped into the car and sped off. >>> google's sparge slated to become a floating retail store according it a report. we have new video of the construction project that treasure island. it created lot of questions when it began. now we are learning they plan to build two more barges. the hope is to dog all three in san francisco, los angeles and new york. each would be used to display goo
to math genius john urschel who sure knows how to divide a defensive line. >> i feel like it's what i'm here to do. >> reporter: which one, the football or the math? >> both. capt captioning sponsored by cbs is is the "cbs evening news" this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, well, the curve was sharp and the train was going way too fast. late today, federal investigators say that the commuter train was bolting down the track at 82 miles an hour as it approaches the 30 miles an hour zone in the bronx, new york, early yesterday. cars from the metro north train flew off the tracks and nearly into the harlem river. four people were killed. some were thrown from the train. 75 others were hurt and 11 of them critically injured. investigators are poring over the data from the trains black boxes to find out why this happened. we have a team of correspondents covering the story starting with jeff pegues at the crash scene. jeff? >> reporter: scott, investigators were able to determine the speed of the train from the black box which is show the throttle was c
is not taking a deal coping the troops beyond next year. so far he is not playing ball. michael, former defense advisor. mike meek, good day to you. >> thanks, bill. >> what will take to get it done with karzi? >> we need to step back and look at the environment. what concerns me the metrics on which we are engaging future military activity in 2014. these haven't been played out to the full extent. what should be driving military activity is the future of the political line of development in the country and for me, the big question we need to be asking, what part does the taliban have to play in that? are we going down the line where we see future power sharing executive like we see in northern ireland, for example? or fighting the taliban for the foreseeable time. >> if that is the case, you believe that the taliban stays in afghanistan for a time that is uncertain, you agree with that? >> you have to deputy back to 2011. there was nato troops in the country and align that with a powerful and sophisticated air power air forces in the world, the taliban is still there. and their notion of we ha
law back where he shared ideas on how to deal with china's newly declared air defense identification zone. to know that we confirm that japan and the united states will not tolerate china's attempt to unilaterally change the status quo. we also agreed that our countries will continue to work closely together to deal with the matter based on the strong japan us alliance the united states has an interest and lauren lauren intentions this vital region as i believe all the countries in north east asian share that same in touch with us. this underscores the need for crisis management mechanisms and effective channels of communication between china and japan to reduce the risk of escalation. i'll be raising these concerns with great specificity directly when i meet with chinese leadership. vice president biden is on a six nation tour that will take them from tokyo to be djing and then on to saul the trip was planned before chinese authorities announced last month. they set up the era defense identification zone. they said all forty aircraft was give prior notice before entry the area. they
here. what the defense wants from potential jurors in the case. we are live to update you on that story. also, high-tech planes create a new challenge for pilots even though computer systems on board are supposed to keep us safer while we fly. it may be having an opposite effect in some cases. more about that coming up. jenna: new developments in the retrial of convicted murderer jodi arias. social media playing a big role in a hearing today. live with the latest on this. >> jodi arias you will recall was sentenced in may for the gruesome murder of her boyfriend travis alexander in his home in the phoenix suburb. but the jury could not agree on a sentence to a second penalty phase was ordered with a new jury you have to be chosen. prosecutors want the death penalty. the defense is already trying to sequester the jury. banning updates from the courtroom. but it raises new legal ground. the defense wants permission to ask prospective jurors for the usernames on the twitter feeds. they want to know if jurors have tweeted about jodi arias in the past. one court expert says it is not a big i
: china and japan claim islands in the sea and tensions rose when they declared an air defense zone over the area and biden will raise concerns over the risk of miss calculation with chinese leaders in a few days. and is running smoothly the obama administration is back in sales mode and president obama will kickoff a campaign today to promote the affordable care act. the white house wants to point out the benefits of the reform law and they plan to focus on a specific benefit each day until the sign up deadline on december 23, that is when anyone who needs coverage on january 1st must be enrolled. the white house is offering money to ensurers so people who like their health plans can keep them. the obama administration says the payments would offset the cost of reinstating cancelled policies and millions of people received cancellation notices and the cancelled policies do not meet the standards of the healthcare law. it was an attack that standed the dance world, now the verdict is in for a former member of russia's famed ballet and find out why you may have to pay sales
the singer or fall on defense companies such as the movie there's this this here in france that done you are attracted to the deal mention it just now. this fear that said this is the slippery slope and which show afterwards. i will work the round the clock year this same as in other places we've just seen. and that france could become a little bit too much like will just head over the united states black friday one of our christmas shopping season starts in the store is open all the time. did you fear is though perhaps front of you a bit less french if you let the stores open. while. i think the prawn is not france or another country that brought in to see how you protect the workers. and i think this is the most important question. of course i believe that this is not only a fringe question answer your question and we have to have it now. rio to work to harmonize at the open meadow what are the social rights of the people. the fact that the some companies are struggling hard to open shops on sunday could be dangerous for the get go because collar worker can be a bow in his shop to say
and in the senate. to somehow say we want to ease sequestration so we can line the pockets of defense contractors and by the way we're going to do it on the backs of senior citizens in this country, is just an anathema, to me and most people in this country, generally, and certainly the democrats in the house and senate. >> and meanwhile, congresswoman, neo conservative commentator bill crystal, here on msnbc touting a seemingly secret plan, a paul ryan plan that would replace the affordable care act. can you give us any intel on what that secret plan is? >> i think it's so secret that it hasn't been developed yet. i think the republicans have -- since we passed the affordable care act back in 2010, they have talked about just repeal. repeal, repeal. then they said repeal and replace. but then they had nothing to replace it with. so it is really a bottomless pit of ideas that never seem to come to the surface in the republican caucus. and i think it's because they really don't want to have a solution for those who have been uninsured. the 45 million americans who are uninsured. that is not who th
about china's new air defense zone in the east china sea. biden actually said he was deeply concerned that beijing wants the u.s., japan, south korea and everyone else for that matter to notify it if planes fly through this extended 600-mile air space. the vice president meets with china's president she ping on wednesday. >> after being on defense for two months on obama care, the white house is now playing offense. the president was battered for two months with bad publicity over the failures of the health website. >> the white house says it's now time to promote the president's signature health care plan now that the website's fixed and apparently running pretty well. >> that's what they say. that it's running smoothly, but republicans who opposed the health care program came out swinging against the administration's efforts to renew hope in obama care. >> it's not just a broken website. this bill is fundamentally flawed. causing people to lose the doctor of their choice, causing them to lose their health plan, and if that isn't enough, they're having to pay higher prices a
. that threat hangs over them. >> these are different cuts than defense cuts which theoretically has that action looms larger over the republican party. >> i think nobody wants to do this except tea party people. very interesting senator patty murray supposed to be on vacation. she personally traveled to washington. she's meeting -- the senator, lofty one, they are working together, not talking about any kind of grand bargain. lots of people don't like the idea for those but they are trying to come up with an alternative to the really deeper sequester cuts and it's unbelievable they can't even agree on fees. okay. we're not talking about tax rate hikes that's off the table. we can't close loopholes. >> we're talking about auctioning broadband spectrum, higher fees on airport security and vacuuming up loose change jonathan capehart might have. >> there's a lot of it. >> there is a lot of change. i think part of the reason compromise seems so hard is that republicans have not are to ask themselves the tough questions about what they would do in terms of broader policy because they have been able t
was revolution. the president's office was ringing with riot police. tonight, from inside those defenses, he gave a lengthy interview in which he appealed for calm. >> members of the government and the security services and the people on the rallies must all , he toldhe law interviewers from four different tv channels. >> but his rivals called on him to step down. foreign language] >> there is still an arab determination from the protesters thomas who say they won't go away until the president resigns -- from the protesters, who say they won't go away until the president resigns. >> we want to see a new leader and government here in the ukraine. >> i think most people will stay here. all of the ukraine is coming here. >> people are coming every day. >> it is just the beginning. >> the trigger for these protests was the president's decision to postpone ukraine's move toward the european union and away from russia. for many, especially in the western half of this divided country, that was a reason to take to the streets and remain there. they say they will stay here until the government falls. bbc
begin defensive procedures. >>> millions of shoppers went online on this cyber monday. sales are expected to be a huge hit this year. cyber monday sales could reach $2 billion this year, compared to 1.5 last year. check for the ssl padlock icon and using a credit card rather than a debt card to protect against thieves. >>> today is the busiest day of the year for fedex and could be the busiest day in the company's history. they expect to have moved 22 million shipments. december 9 and 16 will also be busy days. they expect to move 20 million shipments on those days. >>> in 30 minutes the contra costa county school district is scheduled to hold a meeting to address concerns about bullying, it was prompted by fight at hercules high school between three girls and a transgender student. the transgender student told officials about being bullied before the fight. the meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. >>> i told you about the drop in temperatures. how long the frigid weather could last. >> fisherman say their job is dangerous enough now a piece of safety equipment is broken. >> and a new
more pressure on the market then you may want to move your allocation more defensively to the staple stock. >> all right, we'll have as to leave it here, jim, thank you very much for coming on the program. jim paulson. >>> and perhaps the concerns about the market, investors poured money into the equity funds. the data shows that more than $31 billion went into all equity mutual funds and insured traded stock funds, that is the sixth month in a row that the stock flow has out paced bond flows. >>> and investors are pouring money into the stocks, they are stingy about the black friday weekend. the national retafederation rep they spent less money than last year, over the four-day weekend it is estimated spending fell. the retailers are counting on on-line sales to significantly boost overall revenues. in fact, ebay was a strong standout. we got a look inside the amazon fulfillment center in arizona, for the expectations and logistics surrounding today. >> reporter: the holiday weekend shopping sprees are not over yet. the national retail federation says 131 million americans will shop
that the closer is gone as is the closer. i'll get it together. fred couples, 12 men. defense dominates the same offense, drew brees fumbles in midair. the seahawks win. they are 11-1. three games up on the 49ers in the division. it wasn't all roses for football fans in seattle. the university of washington head coach has accepted the usc vacancy. he was a coordinator with the trojan before he moved to seattle. usc's interim head coach, ed, was hoping to get the job. instead, see you later, and he quit. he will not be there for the bowl game. he went to usc, your thought? >> i love coach o. he was great for the team. but i hear that sarcasian is great. >> i may be tweeting about this. >> excellent. >> and that is tax-free. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,, (exclaiming) (school bell ringing) (barney belches) (whistle blows) (yells)
expressed concerns over china's expansion of its air defense zone in the east china sea. he made the comments in japan, a first stop of a 3-nation tour of asia. he's due to meet shinzo abe later. biden will visit china on wednesday. tokyo and beijing are locked in a territorial dispute over a chain of islands in the aest china sea. >> a curfew has been lifted in a city. officials declared the crisis over. the standoff in september between the army and rebels from the moora national liberation front left 200 dead. >> hong kong confirmed its first case of human bird flu, a design the virus could be spreading. an indonesian woman is in critical condition in hospital after being infected with hsn9. she's a domestic worker. travelling frequently to mainland china. four people have been in close contact with her are showing signs of flu-like symptoms. >> talks in indonesia are seen as a final attempt to save a deal on global commerce and the reputation of the world trade organization. ministers arrived in bali from the start of the wto conference. if successful the agreement they are w
association. the bar association has been our partners in terms of providing defense for poor people. in cases where the public defender is not able to provide representation, those cases are handled by the private bar and they are doing an incredible job. so thank you very much for that. i want to thank jose as a who is a public defender and here to celebrate with us. we are going to start today by showing a brief video explaining the gideon decisions >> take this empty lot. today you would never know it but history was made here. mostly all is gone and so are the people. the principle they left is still standing. it was almost as bad at life. >> it was a constitutional hero, but the cases that come to the court don't come from the winners in society. they come from the losers. clarence gideon was involved in the justice system since he was a kid. he had been getting in trouble. >> trouble seemed to find gideon. literally small change had gone miss ing from this cigarette machine, maybe $5 total. that's the pool hall there on the bottom. some wine, some beer and a few bottles of coca-cola w
the real property laws is in california and what defenses you might have or what arguments you might have, you are faced with a trained lawyer and someone who has been to law school for 3 years, someone whose practiced for some period of time. what we need here to answer your question is a playwright. this is mccobb. this is weird. we are not on anyone's calendar to speak of. that for some of us, that's what makes it fun. >> thank you. jum. [ applause ] we are now going to take audience questions and answers. no cards. so please pass them in so we can ask questions. you'll let me again ask karen, you spent the last year-and-a-half studying and observing how gideon's promise have been broken. what do you think is an obstacle to closing the gap between rich and poor people's justice. what have we learned about the solution? >> well, i think the biggest obstacle to closing this gap is the political desire to do so which is kind of -- i talked about that a little bit in my talk. but i think that, you know, and you can learn this lesson in many ways. i don't know when you go to work, i have t
. and often the dialogue that occurs between a judicial officer and a district attorney and a defense attorney where there is a public defender or private counsel is really a discussion that is based on perhaps the individuals current offense, it maybe based on the individual's history of offending. it's really not a scientific way of having a discussion around safety and around flight risk. often many of the people that are given very high dollar bails are people where the bench is looking where all the intents and purpose there is no real bail that is because this person is a real risky person or perceived to be risky and perhaps a better response to this ought to be if we think this person and property is risky, there should be no bail. conversely if there is a way to evaluate that a person is not a danger to society and because of their evaluation of them that they will show up for court they will be released on their own recognizance. we have a high level of percentage wise of pretrial detentions as opposed to other counties. part of reason for that is because we have a very high level of
a picture of her corpse on facebook. medina told detectives he was acting in self-defense, but the state attorney believes it was premeditated. >>> and in the fort worth star telegram woman killed in johnson county home explosion. authorities in texas believe a propane leak may be to blame for the blast. >>> in iceland armed police shoot and kill a suspect for the first time in that country's history. the suspect was firing a shotgun from inside his home monday. two unarmed police men were shot when they try ed to enter the man's apartment. iceland has one of the lowest crime rates in the world. gun violence is extremely rare. the regular police force doesn't carry firearms and handguns are banned. >>> actor ryan o'neil is defending ownership of a painting depicting his ex girlfriend, the late farrah fawcett, he's locked in a legal feud with the university of texas. he says he has no intention of selling it. some estimates say it's as much as worth $30 million. >>> they don't call him big z for nothing. strongman pulled 12 cars setting a new world record. sound tough? he pulled 20 cars l
. some contend that the president's decision not to defend the defense of marriage act violated the clause and in fact the president made a judgment subsequently vindicated by the united states supreme court that the act was unconstitutional. but while the case was pending, he continued to comply with the law. the president's decision not to defend the law wasn't novel and indeed the congress itself recognized this possibility. congress understood that sometimes the administration's duty to take care that the law be faithfully executed might include recognizing that a particular statute is unconstitutional. the constitution as we are told is the supreme law of the land. presidents are required to follow it. so past administrations have exercised their discretion not to defend the law they have deemed unconstitutional. for example, the acting solicitor general at the time, john roberts, now the chief justice of the united states refused to defend the law that he believed to be unconstitutional in the case of natural broadcasting versus the fcc. chief justice roberts argued that t
about china's actions in introducing this new air defense nobody is quite sure what it means but obviously there's a grave risk of some kind of accident when the chinese side and the japanese side. so the fact that joe biden has come out quite so strongly, in support of japan, should serve as a strong message to china to reflect on its actions. joe biden also said today quoting the words of his father, there's nothing worse than an intentional war than an unintentional one. and obviously that reflects again the great concerns that people have about thens thats of an accident between aircraft between different nations and what that might mean in the future should that happen. >> stephanie reporting. >> one man's claims of being racially profiled over 200 times. next on al jazeera america. reports of a police department singling out people at a convenient store p p lap weekdays at 5 eastern only on al jazeera america investigation recently revealed that for years the miami gardens police department racially profiled clients and employees of one particular convenient store. a cl
and japan say china is attempting to increase its authority in the region by setting up a new air defense zone over the east china sea, an area japan already claims it controls. the vice president talked about the dispute as he met with japan's prime minister. >> this action has raised regional stepses and increase -- tensions and increased the risk of accidents and miscalculation. >> reporter: the united states put its own b-52 into the zone last week in a move to show that washington doesn't recognize china's claim. but the u.s. told u.s. commercial airlines to give notice of their flight plans ahead of time. they are urging leaders to do everything me can to -- they can to stop further escalation. >>> vice president biden travels to beijing to meet china's president later this week. >>> later today, president obama will highlight some of the positives about the affordable care act. he'll shine the spotlight on people who have been helped by health care reform. president obama is expected to charge -- serp certain. the white house -- [indiscernible] the white house says the repaired web
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